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The Seine was red : Paris, October 1961

Author: Leïla Sebbar; Mildred P Mortimer
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Toward the end of the Algerian war, the FLN, an Algerian nationalist party, organised a demonstration in Paris to oppose a curfew imposed upon Algerians in France. The protest was brutally suppressed by the Paris police. This incident provides an intimate look at the history of violence between France and Algeria.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leïla Sebbar; Mildred P Mortimer
ISBN: 9780253352460 0253352460 9780253220233 0253220238
OCLC Number: 216935804
Notes: Translation of :Seine etait rouge.
Description: xxiv, 116 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Unearthing Hidden History by Mildred Mortimer --
Nanterre. Amel. October 1996 --
Paris --
Flora and Mina --
Louis. Rue de La Sante --
Nanterre. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 1961 --
The Owner of the Atlas Cafe --
Nanterre. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 1961 --
Papon's Harki --
Flora --
Louis --
Defense. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 1961 --
The Algerian Rescued from the Water --
Republique. Amel and Omer --
October 1961 --
The Owner of the Goutte d'Or Cafe. Barbes --
Flora --
Louis --
Flora --
Louis --
Place de la Concorde. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 1961 --
The French Lover --
Louis --
Bonne Nouvelle. Amel and Omer --
October 30, 1961 --
The French Student --
Flora --
Saint-Michel. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 17, 1961 --
The Bookseller of Rue Saint-Severin --
Louis --
Orly. Amel and Omer --
The Mother --
October 1961 --
The Cop at Clichy --
Louis --
Alexandria. Amel and Omer. Louis.
Other Titles: Seine etait rouge.
Responsibility: Leïla Sebbar ; translated by Mildred Mortimer.
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Toward the end of the Algerian war, the FLN, organized a demonstration in Paris to oppose a curfew imposed upon Algerians in France. About 30,000 Algerians gathered peacefully, but the protest was  Read more...

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